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Sound Design for Video Games

ThinkSpace Education

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12 months
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12950 GBP/year
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About

Sound Design for Video Games programme of ThinkSpace Education is designed to prepare you, both creatively and technically, to work as a sound designer and eventually an audio lead or audio director.

Overview

Taught and mentored by top video games sound designers, you will learn how to create the sounds that brings the world of the video game to life. 

At Sound Design for Video Games programme of ThinkSpace Education, you will also learn to use audio middleware software, such as Wwise and FMOD, to implement your sounds into game engines like Unity.

Key facts:

For those with a background in audio production, audio engineering or music, Sound Design for Video Games offers a great career opportunity in a fast growing industry.

On this course, you will learn:

  • To create game sound effects both from your own recordings and sourced from commercial libraries.
  • How to use inexpensive and readily available field recording equipment to produce atmospheres, spot-effects and Foley.
  • Technical skills like creating and implementing Foley, weapons, impacts and vehicle sounds.
  • Business skills to help you produce a winning portfolio that will help you into a new career.
  • Collaborative and remote working skills, vital in such a connected global industry.
  • To imagine a sound world that fits perfectly with the ethos of the game.

Accreditation

On successful conclusion of your course, you will be awarded a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Chichester. All UK degrees, including those of the University of Chichester, are recognised worldwide. The qualification is fully accredited in the UK and subject to regular quality control, review and external invigilation to ensure the highest academic standards are maintained.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Game Music and Audio
  • Research and Critical Reflection
  • Game Audio Technology
  • Sound and The Moving Image
  • Interactive Audio
  • Advanced Game Audio 

Audience

This course is aimed at those looking to build a career in creating sound effects for video games. Our courses are career focused, so you can expect to be tackling tasks that a sound designer would expect to face in their working life. A student should have an understanding of the skills needed before joining the course, and already be comfortable in their software of choice.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants are required to have successfully completed an undergraduate degree in any subject. A limited number of places are available for non-degree holders (see the ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’ section). We assume that completion of an undergraduate degree shows the applicant has the required level of academic ability to complete the course. Where applicants have been out of education for some time or come from a very different discipline, we can provide additional support through one to one tutorials during their course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12950 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    12950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12950 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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